The Bashful Wooer (Roberton, Hugh S.)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. London: J. Curwen & Sons, 1937. Plate 2744.
Misc. Notes Cleaned and retouched.
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General Information

Work Title The Bashful Wooer
Alternative. Title
Composer Roberton, Hugh S.
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHR 2
First Publication. 1937
Copyright Information

In the USA, This item is not in the public domain because it was renewed 28 years after first publication with a proper notice or it was "restored" to copyright status via a Notice of Intent to Enforce (NIE) under the provisions of the GATT/TRIPS amendments. It will enter the US public domain on January 1st, 2033.

Librettist Traditional
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2-1/2 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voice and piano

Misc. Comments

From the score:

Traditional tune (originally Sutherland) noted from [sic] John M. Bannerman and arranged by Hugh S. Roberton.